From Fairy Tale Fashion to Bathroom Ball Gowns

 - Nov 20, 2011
Every big fashion house is known for having a certain look; Chanel for tweed and pearls, Valentino and Givenchy are both known for using a lot of red hues, and as this gallery of Elie Saab designs will make clear, the Lebanese fashion designer is known for creating beautiful, ethereal gowns.

The 47-year-old designer launched his fashion line when he was only 18 in Beirut, Lebanon (where his main workshop still is), and today he has workshops in Milan and Paris as well.

Elie Saab skyrocketed to success when Halle Berry wore one of his designs to the 2002 Academy Awards, where she accepted the award for Best Actress. Who can forget that breathtaking burgundy gown?

Check out the gallery of Elie Saab designs for a look at some of the most stunning evening gowns ever created.